Fetzner Named President Sun Trading & Marine
Richard W. Fetzner, president of Sun Transport, Inc., has been named president of its parent, Sun Trading & Marine Transport, Inc. (S.T.M.T.), succeeding the late Fred E. Buchanan.
S.T.M.T., an operating unit of Sun Company, located at 200 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, Pa. 19087, is engaged in the trading, marine transport and terminalling of crude oil.
Mr. Fetzner holds a B.A. degree in geology from Augustana College, Rock Island, 111., and an M.S. and Ph.D. degree in geology from the University of Wisconsin. He also holds an M.B.A. degree from Drexel Institute of Technology.
Mr. Fetzner joined Sun in 1958 as a research geologist and project leader at the research and development laboratory in Richardson, Texas. From 1962 to 1966, he was manager of the applied geologic research section there, and from 1966 was senior section manager of geological data processing. In 1974, he was sent to Peru as president and general manager of Peruvian Sun Oil Co., and in 1975 was made manager of regional operations for Sun Oil International, Inc., responsible for Latin America and the Far East. He became president of Sun Transport, Inc., which operates Sun's tanker fleet, in November 1975.
He is a certified member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and American Institute of Professional Geologists, serves on the Central Committee on Transportation by Water of the American Petroleum Institute, tanker council of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping, and national executive commission of The Propeller Club of the United States. He is also a member of the Dallas Geological Society, and the Pennsylvania Geological Society. He has worked with the Boy Scouts of America and the Young Men's Christian Organization.